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synonyms for dependence

  • confidence
  • dependency
  • addiction
  • belief
  • craving
  • credence
  • faith
  • habit
  • jones
  • obsession
  • trust
  • addictedness
See also synonyms for: dependences

antonyms for dependence

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  • disbelief
  • distrust
  • indifference
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How to use dependence in a sentence

Our unprecedented dependence on mail-in voting is precisely why it is important to take a serious look at the security of the process.
VOTING BY MAIL IS MORE SECURE THAN THE PRESIDENT SAYS. HOW TO MAKE IT EVEN SAFERMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
Interestingly, Erdogan has an ambition for Turkey to not only eradicate its dependence on energy imports but to become a net exporter of energy, too.
TURKEY’S PUSH FOR ENERGY SECURITY NEEDS MORE RENEWABLES THAN GASEAMONBARRETTSEPTEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
Marketers are once again grumbling about their dependence on Facebook and Google.
‘TOO BEHOLDEN’: WHY THE TIKTOK BAN HAS MARKETERS GRIPING ABOUT THEIR RELIANCE ON FACEBOOK AND GOOGLEKRISTINA MONLLOSAUGUST 17, 2020DIGIDAY
Women’s lifestyle magazines haven’t faced as many closures during coronavirus as other niche titles, but there’s still a heavy dependence on print revenues that’s unlikely to return, said independent media consultant Colin Morrison.
‘NO BRAINER’: MARIE CLAIRE LAUNCHES SAMPLING BUSINESS TO BOOST REVENUE AND DATA PRACTICELUCINDA SOUTHERNAUGUST 3, 2020DIGIDAY
The aforementioned dependence on digital devices as a way to interact with other people seems reprehensible now that we don’t even have the in-person option.
4 NON-OBVIOUS TRENDS THAT MATTER DURING THIS PANDEMICVANESSA BATES RAMIREZMAY 25, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Allcraft winced, as every syllable made known the speaker's actual strength—his own dependence and utter weakness.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Nor need they live under the same roof, the essential thing is the relation and dependence existing between them.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The question of dependence is one of fact; contributions by the deceased tend to establish this, but are not conclusive.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Confusedly, the young man in the library had made her feel for the first time what might be the sweetness of dependence.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
To this day in Servia the popular forms of swearing express dependence and reliance upon the powers of nature.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEPENDENCE

  • bag
  • bent
  • craving
  • dependence
  • enslavement
  • fixation
  • hang-up
  • hook
  • inclination
  • jones
  • kick
  • monkey on one's back
  • obsession
  • shot
  • sweet tooth
  • thing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.